Skip Page Navigation
NASA JPL Caltech
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory + View the NASA Portal
+ Center for Near-Earth Object Studies
JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Technology
JPL Solar System Dynamics
BODIES ORBITS EPHEMERIDES TOOLS PHYSICAL DATA DISCOVERY FAQ SITE MAP
JPL Small-Body Database Browser
Search: [ help ]  
5708 Melancholia (1977 TC1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005708
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]

[ hide orbit diagram ]

For accurate long-term ephemerides, please instead use our Horizons system.This orbit viewer was implemented using two-body methods, and hence should not be used for determining accurate long-term trajectories (over several years or decades) or planetary encounter circumstances.


Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2113058653657253 1.7003e-08  
a 2.179304163599798 5.2849e-09 au
q 1.718804411415214 3.8197e-08 au
i 3.241732867194068 1.043e-06 deg
node 223.9298539194342 1.3492e-05 deg
peri 116.1515628417504 1.4506e-05 deg
M 179.5503658422346 5.9411e-06 deg
tp 2458614.417176822470
(2019-May-10.91717682)
1.8427e-05 TDB
period 1175.101010539299
3.22
4.2745e-06
1.17e-08
d
yr
n .3063566423407143 1.1144e-09 deg/d
Q 2.639803915784381 6.4016e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2018  
   data-arc span      26464 days (72.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1948-10-08  
   last obs. used      2021-03-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49323  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 22:26:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .711595 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.76482 au 
 T_jup = 3.651 
[ show covariance matrix ]

Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.45   n/a MPCxxxxx  

5708 Melancholia (1977 TC1)          Discovered 1977-Oct-12 by Wild, P. at Zimmerwald
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1977 TC1 = 1948 TD = 1977 TB5 = 1990 VA2 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2021-May-12 14:28 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin